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Film Four

(last updated Mon 05 Jan 2009, 05:25 GMT)

The Harder They Fall (12) 1956 Film noir, starring Humphrey Bogart in his final role, as a washed-up sports reporter hired by seedy boxing promoter Rod Steiger as a press agent for his latest client an imposing but physically weak fighter, blissfully unaware that his every victory is the result of match fixing. Despite ill health, Bogart delivered a fine swansong performance. With real-life boxing stars Max Baer and Jersey Joe Walcott (888)

The Cassandra Crossing (PG) 1976 A wounded terrorist infected with a deadly pneumonic plague virus boards a transcontinental train, prompting the authorities to take extreme steps to save millions from infection. However, conflict erupts between a military officer who thinks the passengers should die to contain the disease, and a doctor who believes their condition can be treated. Disaster epic, starring Burt Lancaster, Richard Harris, Martin Sheen and Sophia Loren (888)

Big Top Pee-Wee (PG) 1988 A struggling circus blows into town in the middle of a storm, and pitches up on a farm owned by the childlike Pee-Wee Herman, who generously allows the performers to stage a show on his property. Comedy sequel, starring Paul Reubens, Kris Kristofferson, Valeria Golino and Penelope Ann Miller (888)

Jingle All the Way (PG) 1996 A workaholic attempts to make up for his perpetual absence from home by promising to buy his son a massively popular action figure for Christmas little realising every other father in town has the same idea. Comedy, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Jake Lloyd, Rita Wilson, Robert Conrad and Phil Hartman (888)

Four Weddings and a Funeral (15) 1994 A man seems destined always to be the best man and never the groom, but his run of romantic misfortune looks set to change once he meets an American beauty. However, the prospect of a transatlantic relationship succeeding seems slim, so the pair go their separate ways only for him to realise he can't forget her. Richard Curtis's comedy, starring Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, John Hannah, Charlotte Coleman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Simon Callow and James Fleet (888)

Garage (18) 2007 Premiere. The reclusive owner of a petrol station rediscovers his taste for life when he forms a friendship with a teenage boy. His sudden desire to make more of his life leads him to question his feelings for a local shopkeeper but a simple mistake threatens to ruin everything. Drama, starring Pat Shortt, Anne-Marie Duff and Conor Ryan

The Silence (15) 1963 Ingmar Bergman drama about a woman whose repressed sexual desire for her sister casts a shadow over a holiday they decide to spend together, setting the scene for a tragic denouement. Ingrid Thulin and Gunnel Lindblom star

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